Frequently Asked Questions

What are the transaction fees for FreshBooks Payments? (American & Canadian Businesses)

When processing online payments through FreshBooks Payments, there is a transaction fee included. Pricing is very simple - it's 2.9% + $0.30 on all card transactions, with the exception of American Express, which is 3.5% + $0.30

There are no monthly or setup fees - you only get charged when you make sales.

The below transaction fees are for both American and Canadian FreshBooks users:

Payment Card Types* Transaction Fee
Visa.jpg Visa Consumer Credit  2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Infinite  2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Infinite Privilege  2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Business  2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Business Premium 2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Corporate  2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Prepaid  2.9% + CA $0.30
Visa.jpg Visa Debit 2.9% + CA $0.30
Mastercard.jpg MasterCard Consumer Credit  
Mastercard.jpg MasterCard World  2.9% + CA $0.30
Mastercard.jpg MasterCard World Elite  2.9% + CA $0.30
Mastercard.jpg MasterCard Business/Corporate 2.9% + CA $0.30 
Mastercard.jpg MasterCard Debit 2.9% + CA $0.30 
Mastercard.jpg MasterCard Prepaid 2.9% + CA $0.30 
AmEx.jpg American Express 3.5% + CA $0.30 

*These are the most common domestically issued card types and processing methods.
They do not represent all the possible fees and variations that are charged to the merchants.

Chargeback Fee 
$15.00

 

These rates apply to card not present transactions.